Monthly Archives: April 2019

Legal battle looms as Lega Serie A rejects IMG’s damages claim

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Sky revenues drop below US$5bn despite sports advertising growth

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L’Equipe goes modular with Calrec audio consoles

Written on April 30, 2019 at 10:05, by

French sports channel L’Equipe has installed two new audio consoles from Calrec and is using them for live mixing and commentary across cycling, biathlons, rallying, judo, and the Pétanque Championships. A 36+8 Summa and a Brio36 have been added to the main and secondary control rooms within L’Equipe’s two studios. Alexis Bougault, audio technical manager […]  More

NAB 2019 Reflections: Vizrt’s Stephan Würmlin Stadler on the new global sports division

Written on April 29, 2019 at 20:28, by

When Vizrt’s NAB booth opened for action it marked a new era for the company following its acquisition of Newtek on April 1. But Vizrt had another announcement that day as well as Dr. Stephan Würmlin Stadler was named president of Vizrt’s Global Sports unit. “Things worked well previously but the potential in sports for […]  More

NAB 2019 Reflections: Endeavor Streaming’s Phil Green on how the new company Is continuing to shape its identity

Written on April 29, 2019 at 19:34, by

It’s been only just over a year since Endeavor acquired the streaming technology outfit NeuLion for $250 million, and it’s only been three months (January of this year), that the result of that purchase – the launch of Endeavor Streaming – became official. So, needless to say, the industry is still getting a feel for […]  More

ARRI, ProSiebenSat.1 and NEP achieve series of firsts with cinema-quality live production

Written on April 29, 2019 at 17:52, by

In a unique collaboration between ProSiebenSat.1, ARRI, and NEP Germany, a live UHD sports production has been broadcast on German television for the first time ever with ARRI cameras. With five ARRI AMIRAs and one ARRI ALEXA Mini, as well as production and transmission technology from NEP, the Steko’s Fight Club kickboxing event at Mixed […]  More

Racecourse Media Group generates £110m for 37 British racecourses in 2018

Written on April 29, 2019 at 17:17, by

Racecourse Media Group (RMG) will pay 37 racecourses nearly £110 million, generated from their media and data rights in 2018 – an 18% increase on 2017. Payments of £109.7m were derived from: racecourse retail business as a service provider to Licensed Betting Offices (LBOs), distributed via SIS (replacing Turf TV) from March 1, 2018; Racing […]  More

Guinness PRO14 fuels record rate of subscribers for Premier Sports

Written on April 29, 2019 at 17:06, by

PRO14 Rugby and Premier Sports have announced that the first season of their partnership has been successful with subscriber figures ahead of projected targets. As the Guinness PRO14 enters into the final round of the regular season Premier Sports has delivered on its promise to screen every minute of the action while also providing free-to-air […]  More

Multichoice prepares for the future with IP platform from Imagine Communications

Written on April 29, 2019 at 16:52, by

MultiChoice, the largest satellite broadcaster in Africa, is responding to rapidly growing customer demand for superior content by building a new playout centre. The new facility is the first stage of the broadcaster’s transformation from traditional video playout to leading-edge IP transport and modular playout technology, providing for greater business agility, technical and operational flexibility. […]  More

TechTV partners with Globecast to launch TechStorm channel

Written on April 29, 2019 at 16:44, by

Media services provider Globecast worked with TechTV for the launch of HD channel TechStorm, a new digital lifestyle channel all about the coolest innovative inventions and stories of entrepreneurs who made them happen. The channel is launching across Asia and is initially available on a major pay-TV platform in Singapore. Globecast is providing full playout […]  More